14  Courtnee Melton
Courtnee Melton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bartlett, Tenn.

High School:
Bartlett

Position:
Defense

Experience:
3L


2004 (Junior) - Played in the first 11 games of the season, starting nine at outside defender before suffering a season-ending knee injury at Houston (10-3) ... The team had a 0.63 goals-against average and gave up just seven goals in her 11 games ... Team gave up 16 goals and had a 1.96 GAA after she was injured ... Team also recorded six of its school record seven shutouts on the year while she was in the lineup ... Helped the team finish the year with a school record 1.19 GAA ... Also recorded two shots on the year ... Named to the NSCAA/Adidas South Region Scholar-Athlete Third Team ... Named a 2005 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar by Black Issues In Higher Education, one of seven Memphis student-athletes to be awarded this honor.

2003 (Sophomore) - Started 16 games, including nine of 10 Conference USA contests, and played in all 18 ... Helped the Tigers record three shutouts on the year ... Recorded five shots on the year.

2002 (Freshman) - One of only two Tigers to start all 20 games ... Was part of a defense that recorded a 1.43 GAA, which was the school record prior to 2004 ... Also helped the defense record five shutouts, which was tied for the school record as well prior to 2004 ... Helped the team win four of its last five conference games en route to qualifying for its first C-USA Tournament since 1997 ... Had two shots ... Recorded two assists on the year ... Tallied her first career point when she assisted on Alison Baker's goal in a 3-0 win over Northeastern (9-6) ... Set up Veronica Ruiz's first career goal and the final goal of the Tigers' 4-0 win over Tulane (11-1) in the regular season finale ... Selected by coaches and teammates as the team's Defensive Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year.

Before Memphis - Played high school soccer locally for coach Ellen Douglas at nearby Bartlett High School ... Earned All-State, All-District, and All-Region honors her senior season ... Played club soccer for the Germantown Fury that won five-consecutive state championships ... Was a member of the Tennessee State Olympic Development team ... Named to the Commericial Appeal's Best of the Preps as a senior ... Also participated in basketball for one season ... A member of the Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society, National Honor Society, Beta Club and Latin Honor Society.

Personal - Born December 24, 1984, in Memphis ... Is the daughter of Kenneth and Patricia Melton.

|------------SHOTS------------| GP-GS G A Pts Sh Shot% SOG SOG% GW PK-ATT 2002 20-20 0 2 2 2 .000 1 .500 0 0-0 2003 18-16 0 0 0 5 .000 4 .800 0 0-0 2004 11-9 0 0 0 2 .000 0 .000 0 0-0 2005 17-14 1 1 3 3 .333 1 .333 0 0-0 Total 66-59 1 3 5 12 .083 6 .500 0 0-0

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